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Utah Lawmaker Wants To Expand Right To Carry Guns To Buses And Trains

Provo Republican Rep. Norman Thurston cites a state hijacking law that makes it a felony for anyone to carry a concealed gun or dangerous weapon on a bus or train.


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Federal Appeals Court Won’t Revisit Ruling Loosening Restrictions On Carrying Concealed Weapons

A divided federal appeals court kept in place a ruling requiring the San Diego County sheriff to issue concealed weapon permits to most law-abiding citizens who apply for one, a standard that all California sheriffs and police chiefs must also follow.


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Lawmakers Send Gun Restraining Order Bill To Governor Brown

Judges would be able to temporarily take firearms from people who show signs that they could harm themselves or others under a bill headed to Gov. Jerry Brown.


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Lawmakers Pass Bills On Guns And Ammo

The bills are designed help prevent tragedies such as the May shooting rampage near U.C. Santa Barbara.


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California Eyes First-In-Nation Firearms Restraint

California could become the first state to allow family members, licensed therapists and health care providers to petition a judge to take firearms from someone who has shown signs that they could harm others or themselves.


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UC Santa Barbara Rampage Prompts Gun-Control Fury At California Capitol

The suspect’s alleged rampage is hitting a Turlock home particularly hard, as it’s the family home of a UCSB student who happened to be in the sorority the suspect targeted in his manifesto.


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California Bill Would Require Background Checks For Gun Buys From Out-Of-State Sources

Assemblyman Luis Alejo, D-Salinas, said firearms purchased in nearby states with loose regulations, including Nevada and Arizona, are making their way into the hands of criminals in California.


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Gun Control Advocates Call Sen. Leland Yee Arrest A Setback

Court documents allege that Yee sought campaign donations in exchange for introducing an undercover FBI agent to an arms trafficker.


SALT LAKE CITY, UT - DECEMBER 27:  December 27, 2012 in West Valley City, Utah. An instructor at a class teaching users about concealed-carry weapons. (Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)

Requests To Carry Concealed Guns Surge In California

Californians have flooded several sheriff offices with applications and inquiries for permits to carry concealed guns.


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Judge Rejects Yolo County Sheriff’s Concealed Weapons Policy

A federal judge ruled against the Yolo County Sheriff’s concealed weapons permit policy, meaning he may have to loosen his grip on permits.


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Judge Upholds Sunnyvale’s Ban On High-Capacity Gun Magazines

U.S. District Judge Ron Whyte said that Sunnyvale’s ban on high-capacity magazines doesn’t violate Second Amendment rights to own guns for self-defense.


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UPDATE: GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Compares Obama To Hitler On Gun Control

State Assemblyman Tim Donnelly sent a message via Twitter on Tuesday with an image that compared what he said were figures who have supported gun rights and those who have supported gun control.